I currently serve as chairman of state Sen. Greg Ball’s Veteran’s Advisory Council. In November of 2011, Sen. Ball held the inaugural “40th District Veterans Hall of Fame.” At this ceremony 27 veterans from every town, city and village in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties were honored for their service, bravery and dedication to this great country.
The second annual Animal Advocacy Day, sponsored by Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R Schenectady and Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, was held Wednesday in Albany, featuring legislators, animal advocates, celebrities and their four-legged friends.
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Brewster, N.Y. – (6/14/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson), with various elected officials and members of the law enforcement community will host a press conference to urge the Assembly and Governor to pass S6694A, legislation that would make the sale of synthetic marijuana illegal in New York State.
(Long Island, NY) The New York State Senate today gave final legislative passage to a bill (S7268A), sponsored by Senator Greg Ball (R-C, Patterson), that will ensure improved health and safety of pets sold in stores. The Senate took up the bill on New York State Animal Advocacy Day at the Capitol, where legislators and animal advocates network, share ideas, and lobby for stronger anti-cruelty laws.
Albany, N.Y. – (6/12/12) –Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) has announced a new agreement on a comprehensive prescription drug reform bill that will help make our state a national leader in curbing prescription drug abuse.
Brewster, N.Y. – (6/11/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) in cooperation with Legislator John Testa will be hosting a free Fish Fry at the Peekskill 2nd Annual Juneteenth Parade on Saturday, June 16th.
State Sen. Greg Ball and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco will get some all-star help — two- and four-legged — for the second annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the well of the Legislative Office Building.
Yorktown Heights, N.Y. – (6/9/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) presented David Acevedo of Boy Scout Troop 173 in Yorktown with a New York State Senate Proclamation for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at St. Patrick’s Parish Center in Yorktown Heights.
A 7-year-old Yorktown girl has inspired politicians to fight for passing a legislature that will amend the insurance law and require certain health insurance policies to include coverage for the cost of enteral formulas for the treatment of a potentially fatal condition.
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Albany, N.Y. – (6/06/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R,C-Patterson) and Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (R,C,I-Schenectady-Saratoga) are hosting the 2nd annual New York State Animal Advocacy Day on June 13th in Albany, N.Y.
Brewster, N.Y. – (6/03/12) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is calling to pass his legislation for a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing before the end of session. The bill (S6261) would suspend fracking in New York State until June 1, 2013 to allow the state to catch up with necessary funding and means of regulating the industry and its practices.